SCAD Alliance board member to present at Stanford conference

SCAD Alliance board member, Tina Pittman Wagers, MSW, PsyD, on campus of University Colorado – Boulder (far right) Dr. Tina Pittman Wagers, SCAD Alliance board member and Stanford MedX speaker, consults with students on campus of University Colorado – Boulder. Stanford Medicine X 2015 officials have selected SCAD Alliance board member Tina Pittman Wagers, M.S.W.,

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SCAD Alliance releases “Stop SCAD, Save a Heart” infographic

In recognition of National Wear Red Day with The Heart Truth and Go Red For Women on Feb. 6, 2015, SCAD Alliance has created “Stop SCAD, Save a Heart,” a downloadable infographic. “We created the infographic not just to raise awareness about SCAD, but to help those directly affected by SCAD educate their loved ones

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Huffington Post profiles SCAD survivor and author Deborah Daw Heffernan

Deborah Daw Heffernan, a survivor of a heart attack caused by the rare disorder spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), is profiled on Huffington Post in a column, “This American Heart Month, Let’s Celebrate Survivors — Like Deborah” by Nancy Brown, CEO of American Heart Association. Heffernan published the book “An Arrow Through The Heart: One

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SCAD Alliance Executive Director Featured on Huffington Post

On June 17, 2014, Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association, asked Rachel Doucette, executive director of SCAD Alliance, to tell her story through a guest column on Huffington Post entitled “SCAD: The Ultimate Heart Break.” The blog post states what spontaneous coronary artery dissection patients know all too well, which is our survival

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One Voice: SCAD Alliance Rare Disease Advocacy in Washington, D.C

“Join together for better care.” The theme of the 2014 Rare Disease Day events in Washington, D.C. captured the spirit of the rare movement to the essence. Participants came together to speak as one voice on behalf of the rare disease community, which includes more than 7,000 rare diagnoses. To offer perspective, one in 10

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